Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85° N Lon: 77.03° W Elev: 13 ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Aug 8:52 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria

Tonight
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Scattered thunderstorms, mainly this evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday
Cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Cloudy. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the morning, then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 70.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.



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733 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018
 
 

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